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Big D Daily: News for Monday, September 27, 2021

Only seven more games on this dreadful season for FC Dallas.

MLS: FC Dallas at Vancouver Whitecaps FC Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports

Even though FC Dallas isn’t technically eliminated from playoff contention, it does feel like we should go ahead and stick the nail in that coffin. There won’t be a ton of time to dwell on that result in Vancouver though as we get a double-dip of home games this week, starting Wednesday with Sporting Kansas City.

// FC Dallas //

FC Dallas drops points in 1-0 loss to the Vancouver Whitecaps - Big D Soccer
A missed penalty kick by Franco Jara will go down as a massive missed opportunity.

Three takeaways from a crucial FC Dallas loss in Vancouver | The Striker Texas
The road struggles have been real this season for FC Dallas and it appears that after a decent summer swing of games that earned them some points, the losses away are piling up again.

// MLS //

Revs win the Supporters' Shield (kinda), Philly find their form & more from Week 27 | MLSSoccer.com
It is kind of crazy that New England has 62 points and one of their losses was at Dallas. Yeah, I still don't believe that game happened either.

Saturday Takeaways: What we learned from Week 27's action | MLSSoccer.com
Another wild weekend in MLS saw Orlando and NYCFC give hope to East teams behind them, while out West, LAFC failed to take advantage of Salt Lake’s heavy defeat in Portland.

Three takeaways from the night Austin FC reached new heights | The Striker Texas
Austin looked better against a LA team that is hitting the struggle wall pretty hard at the moment.

Sounders vs SKC, recap: Champagne wishes and barbecue dreams - Sounder At Heart
Sounders secure 2-1 win away in Kansas City as both teams battle it out for the top spot in the West.

Timbers trounce Real Salt Lake 6-1 in statement win in Providence Park - Stumptown Footy
Six Timbers scored to make it six unbeaten for Portland as they move up to fourth in the Western Conference standings.

Game Recap: Colorado Rapids get 4th draw in a row after a 0-0 result against Toronto FC - Burgundy Wave
While the Rapids haven't lost in a few games, they also are hitting a wall when it comes to winning games too. Fifth draw in six games.

Columbus Crew defeat Montreal 2-1 behind Gyasi Zardes brace - Massive Report
Columbus is starting to hit their stride at the right moment here with another win.

Union keep rolling with 1-0 win over Atlanta United - Brotherly Game
Jose Martinez set up Kacper Przybylko in the 71st minute to lead the Union to their second straight home win in league play.